10 days in Amsterdam, Cologne & Brussels Itinerary

10 days in Amsterdam, Cologne & Brussels Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
2
Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Keukenhof in Lisse, approximately Lisse away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, catch a live performance at Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Amsterdam is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dubai to Amsterdam, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in June, expect Amsterdam to be much colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Keukenhof
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Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience

2
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): stop by Altstadt, enjoy breathtaking views from Rheinturm, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cologne Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cologne trip planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Cologne in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Cologne are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Brussels.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Dusseldorf
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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Hohenzollern Bridge ©
Hohenzollern Bridge
Rheinturm ©
Rheinturm

3
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems fromĀ its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), thenmake a trip to Atomium, thensee the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally admire the striking features of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Brussels trip planner.

You can drive from Cologne to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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